Roy L. Rogner, age 89, passed away on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at Wesley Health Care Center.
He was born on October 2, 1931 in New York, NY, the son of the late Leon Rogner and Frieda Kaiser Rogner.
Roy was a graduate of Saratoga Springs High School, class of 1949.
Roy worked at General Electric, in the Apprentice Program. He proudly served his country in the Air National Guard, Jet Fighter Division. After his father passed away, he took care of the family farm. While continuing to farm, he became a mechanic, and eventually the parts manager at Pettit’s Farm Machinery in Ballston Spa. Roy was also a parts manager for KC Canary in Clifton Park for many years. He enjoyed gardening, reading, and traveling. He is a member and past President of the Greenfield Center Seniors. His greatest joy was polka, square and line dancing, he had a great sense of humor and there was never a dull moment with him. He will be remembered for his humble spirit and unconditional love for his family.
Roy is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years, Alice (Struneski) Rogner; sons, Jeff Rogner (Karen), Stephen Rogner; sister; Elizabeth Older (William); grandchildren, Jaimie Rogner, Gregory Rogner; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends who will miss him dearly.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm on Monday, July 26, 2021 at Compassionate Funeral Care, 402 Maple Ave. (Rte 9 and/or Marion Ave.), Saratoga Springs, NY with Deacon John Barone officiating. Family and friends may call from 11:00 am to 12:45 pm prior to the service at the funeral home.
A Graveside service will be held at North Milton Cemetery, Milton, NY following the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Roy can be made to Community Hospice, 179 Lawrence St, Saratoga Springs, NY or a charity of your choice.
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